MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 10/6/17
The beauty of daily fantasy baseball is that the top targets are different each and every day. Whether it's the right-handed catcher who destroys left-handed pitching or the mid-range hurler facing a depleted lineup, you're not going to find yourself using the same assets time after time.
While this breaks up the monotony, it can make it hard to decide which players are primed to succeed on a given day. We can help bridge that gap.
In addition to our custom optimal lineups, you can check out our batting and pitching heat maps, which show the pieces in the best spot to succeed on that slate. Put on the finishing touches with our games and lineups page to see who's hitting where and what the weather looks like, and you'll have yourself a snazzy looking team to put up some big point totals.
If you need help getting started on that trek, here are some of the top options on the board today.
Pitchers to Target
Corey Kluber ($11,100 on FanDuel): The Cleveland Indians' gamble to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 paid off, and now they get their unquestioned ace on the mound today. Unlike Chris Sale, who showed signs of slowing down in September, Corey Kluber displayed no such ill effects. Excluding his final start in which he threw only 81 pitches, Kluber scored 49 or more FanDuel points in 10 of 11 starts since the start of August, surpassing 60 points on five occasions. On the season, his 2.68 SIERA and 34.1% strikeout rate best everyone else on the slate by a good margin. The New York Yankees are going to have their hands full in this one and could quickly find themselves in an 0-2 hole.
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